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. who shot j.r.? it kept american television audiences guessing for month back in the heyday of "dallas." i want to show you what the south fork ranch looks like today. this is outside dallas where they shot the original television show and where the return to tv screen this is year. today it's a tribute to larry hagman who passed away yesterday in a hospital not that far from the ranch in, of course, dallas. his infamous portrayal of the oil man was 100% texas, big talk, big money and always that very big hat. we have a look back at his long showbiz career. >> reporter: larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but he's best known for the stetson that he wore on "dallas." despite roles on film and on stage, hagman will always be remembered as the villainous j.r. ewing. when j.r. was shot by an unknown assaila assailant, it became one of the most famous cliffhangers in tv history, watched by 300 million people from all around the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> i just started the show doing six shows. i never thought it would do 300. >> reporter: in fact, the "dalla
activities through a warning from assad's government. but from his comfortable life in dallas he recently engineered his younger brother's escape. en route to their meeting he spoke of his mixed feelings of having to meet them in turkey. >> very excited to see them but at the same time i cannot take the back images that we're meeting in a foreign country, not meeting at home. >> warner: where was this? this man had been serving compulsory military duty in intelligence until his assignment changed. >> we had to flee because the regime would have forced us to fight against the people. the orders we got were to crush demonstrations by any means possible even if we had to shoot them. >> warner: this man who was teaching french felt he had to flee too. >> because my brother had escaped they might arrest and torture me to get information about him. >> warner: through the help of the u.s.--and canada-based syrian support group he got his brothers out of turkey through a network of sympathizers. those the rebellion is often described as a conflict between assad ruling sect and syria's majority su
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